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New historical museum begins Season II

May 28, 2015
New historical museum begins Season II

Story and photos contributed by Ron Beeber. PENTWATER — Moved last year from the basement of the village hall to the renovated, former First Baptist Church, the Pentwater Historical Society’s Museum is now open to visitors through October. Hours are 1-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday during June through August, and 1-4 p.m. on Thursday through Saturday during September and October.…

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Spectrum Health receives environmental awards.

May 28, 2015
Spectrum Health receives environmental awards.

LUDINGTON — Spectrum Health and its Ludington hospital have been recognized with environmental excellence awards from Practice Greenhealth, given by the organization to honor outstanding environmental achievements in the health care sector. The Spectrum Health System was awarded the System for Change Award which honors…

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Domestic violence, retail fraud, warrant arrests among police activity

May 28, 2015
Domestic violence, retail fraud, warrant arrests among police activity

The police news is sponsored by VanderHaag Car Sales of Scottville, 231-757-2727, www.vanderhaagcarsales.com and Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart),www.springsteadlaw.com. The following is recent local law enforcement activity: Tuesday, May 26, 2015: – 3:33 p.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), two-vehicle…

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Volunteers work so children can play

May 28, 2015
Volunteers work so children can play

PENTWATER — Community Build Supervisor Juan Bradford of Miracle Midwest Company in Okemos, (foreground, second from left) gives instructions to the first team of volunteers who are helping construct a…

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Obituary: George Reed, 61, Ludington.

May 27, 2015
Obituary: George Reed, 61, Ludington.

George J. Reed, aged 61 of Ludington passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2015 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids.  George was born on March 15, 1954 in…

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Recent deaths, May 27, 2015.

May 27, 2015

Murry Foster, 79, of Ludington, passed away on May 24, 2015. Arrangements by King Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ludington. George J. Reed, 61, of Ludington passed away on Sunday, May…

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Watercolorist will be featured at arts center.

May 27, 2015
Watercolorist will be featured at arts center.

LUDINGTON — Ludington Area Center for the Arts is offering a three-hour workshop with North Carolina watercolorist Susan Lingg on June 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. Lingg was born and raised…

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Welcome to the World! Recent births.

May 26, 2015
Welcome to the World! Recent births.

Welcome to the world! Recent births are brought to you by Linda’s Baby Shop, 113 South Blaine Street, Scottville; 231-613-0433. Check out the Facebook page here.  Araiya Faith Tienda, the daughter…

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Awesome Distraction kicks off Scottville band shell series tonight; movie lineup announced.

May 26, 2015
Awesome Distraction kicks off Scottville band shell series tonight; movie lineup announced.

SCOTTVILLE — The 2015 Tuesday night free concert series at the Scottville Clown Band Shell kicks off tonight with Awesome Distraction. The folk/bluegrass trio features Chloe Kimes, Kyle Garber and…

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Obituary: John Blazek, 85, Irons.

May 26, 2015
Obituary: John Blazek, 85, Irons.

John William Blazek, age 85, died unexpectedly Sunday May 24, 2015 at Munson Memorial Healthcare in Traverse City surrounded by his family. John was born May 30, 1929 in Chicago,…

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Malicious destruction, domestic assaults, trespassing top police activity

May 26, 2015
Malicious destruction, domestic assaults, trespassing top police activity

The police news is sponsored by VanderHaag Car Sales of Scottville, 231-757-2727, www.vanderhaagcarsales.com and Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart),www.springsteadlaw.com. The following is local enforcement…

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WSCC to hold 5k mud run.

May 26, 2015

VICTORY TWP. – Muddy mayhem will soon embark on the West Shore Community College campus for the first Muddy Fox Trot, a family-friendly 5K mud run with a boot camp style…

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Ice cream cone, waffle iron cause disturbances

May 26, 2015
Ice cream cone, waffle iron cause disturbances

The police news is sponsored by VanderHaag Car Sales of Scottville, 231-757-2727, www.vanderhaagcarsales.com and Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart),www.springsteadlaw.com. BRANCH TWP. — Mason County…

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George Reed left a lasting impression on many MCC alumni.

May 25, 2015
George Reed left a lasting impression on many MCC alumni.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. Mason County Central alumni are grieving the loss of one of the school’s most influential teachers. George Reed, 61, died over the weekend from complications from…

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Remembering those who sacrificed.

May 25, 2015
Remembering those who sacrificed.

See Free Soil Cemetery memorial service here.  Butterfield tribute video here.  (click on Read More) By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  FREE SOIL TOWNSHIP — The Custer VFW Gold Bar Post paid…

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Cemetery crash.

May 24, 2015
Cemetery crash.

LUDINGTON — A 51-year-old Ludington woman was injured after the vehicle she was driving hit a tree in Lakeside Cemetery Sunday afternoon. Officers from Ludington Police Department said they were…

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Start of Summer party June 7

May 24, 2015

PENTWATER — The 19th Annual Pentwater Start of Summer Party is set for Sunday, June 7, at 5 p.m. on Hancock Street in front of the village hall. The event…

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MCP Webcast: Cottage Works

May 22, 2015

Today’s MCP Webcast features Cottage Works of Scottville. Dann and Julie VanDyke recently expanded their business with a retail location on U.S. 10-31 east of Stiles Road in Amber Township.…

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